University of Colorado Boulder

Speaking to a Technical Group

This course is part of Technical Communication Specialization

Taught in English

Daniel Moorer

Instructor: Daniel Moorer

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

21 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

What you'll learn

  • Use storytelling to make a bigger impression on your audience.

  • Leverage voice modulation, facial expressions and non-verbal communcation to effective convey your message.

  • Create professional and effective presentation slides.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

21 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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There are 4 modules in this course

The most effective way to influence an audience is by speaking WITH them (not at them), and preferably in person. The speaker draws power from words, voice, and non-verbals. However, before speaking with a group, it is essential to understand who the audience is; in that way, we may offer our thoughts in the most appropriate way.

What's included

4 videos9 readings1 peer review4 discussion prompts

Synergy and charisma are created when all of the elements of verbal communication are brought together at the same time .

What's included

5 videos4 readings1 peer review4 discussion prompts2 plugins

There are many readings and videos associated with the preparation of presentation slides. What is not found there is the ART of preparing slides. Also missing in those sources the the necessity of site preparation. We'll cover the science and the art here.

What's included

4 videos1 reading1 peer review4 discussion prompts3 plugins

Rehearsal and final preparation, the MOST important steps in preparing to speak, are most often neglected.

What's included

4 videos4 readings2 peer reviews4 discussion prompts

Instructor

Daniel Moorer
University of Colorado Boulder
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